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Researchers across the US will support NSF Major Facilities in their data lifecycle management efforts through new NSF-funded center of excellence

When it comes to research, having a strong cyberinfrastructure that supports advanced data acquisition, storage, management, integration, mining, visualization, and computational processing services, can be vital. However, building cyberinfrastr...

July 26, 2021

2021 SciTech and Friends Research Symposium

The Science Automation Technologies Research Group SciTech at the USC Information Sciences Institute aims to empower the scientific community by conducting research and software development in the area of automation of scientific computing, pro...

June 30, 2021

Looking For An Internship as a High School Student? Read About Kelsie's Experience at USC ISI

From High School to Leading Research Institute As a junior in high school who didn’t have much previous experience with coding or machine learning, Kelsie Lam had her fair share of doubts when starting off her internship. This past summer, Lam...

April 02, 2021

George Papadimitriou Wins PEARC '20 Award For Creating System For Facilitating Efficiency of Research

At the Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) conference, which took place from July 26-30, ISI graduate assistant George Papadimitriou won the Best Student Paper Award for his research on Pegasus workflow submission node...

December 15, 2020

Seminar: Scheduling and Memory Management for Large-Scale Applications: From Caches to Burst Buffers

This talk explores scheduling problems in the context of large-scale applications from a memory perspective. We focus here on two very different levels of memory in the hierarchy: caches and burst buffers.With the recent advent of many-core arc...

February 22, 2020

Seminar: Distribute High Throughput Computing at Work, an OSG Status Report

For more than 15 years, the Open Science Grid (OSG) has been offering the science community a fabric of distributed High Throughput Computing (dHTC) services. In close collaboration with science and campus communities as well as resource and so...

February 10, 2020

Seminar: defoe: A Spark-based Toolbox for Analysing Digital Historical Textual Data

In this talk will present defoe, a new scalable and portable digital toolbox that enables historical research. It allows for extracting knowledge from historical data by running text analyses across large digital collections, such as historical ne...

October 03, 2019

Seminar: The Cyberinfrastructure of Gravitational-wave Astronomy and March towards LIGO Open Data

Artist’s illustration of two merging neutron stars. The rippling space-time grid represents gravitational waves that travel out from the collision, while the narrow beams show the bursts of gamma rays that are shot out just seconds after the gra...

June 04, 2019